ART GAL­LERIES

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trees. Open Mon– Fri 10am– 6pm, Sat & Sun noon– 6pm. € 5/4. www.stasimu­seum.de. Ruschestr. 103. T: 030.5536854. U Mag­dale­nen­straße. Off Map

Story of Ber­lin

Al­most 800 years of Ber­lin his­tory ar­ranged into 23 rooms, each de­scrib­ing a dif­fer­ent theme or era and an atomic bunker for vis­i­tors to bet­ter un­der­stand the WWII air raid ex­pe­ri­ence. An en­ter­tain­ing way to learn about the devel­op­ment of the city. Open daily 10am– 8pm. €12/5. www.story- of- ber­lin.de. Kur­fürs­ten­damm 208. T: 030.88720100. U Uh­land­straße. B4

Akademie der Kün­ste Hanseat­en­weg

The Ber­lin art academy’s long and pres­ti­gious his­tory dates back to 1696. To­day, this is an im­por­tant ex­hi­bi­tion space, hous­ing one of the most com­pre­hen­sive in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary ar­chives of 20th- cen­tury art. To 7 Jun: Kunst für Alle presents a col­lage of po­lit­i­cal art since the 1960s. Open Tue– Sun 11am–7pm. €6/4. www.adk.de. Hanseat­en­weg 10. T: 030.200572000. S Belle­vue, U Hansaplatz. C3

Alte Nationalgalerie

A splen­dorous col­lec­tion of 19th- cen­tury art. Ger­man artists, such as the ro­man­tics Cas­par David Friedrich, Schinkel, and Blechen are well rep­re­sented, while the sec­ond floor fea­tures French im­pres­sion­ists, in­clud­ing Monet, De­gas, Renoir, and Cezanne. 22 May to 20 Sep: Im­pres­sion­ism– Ex­pres­sion­ism: Turn­ing Point in Art. The ex­hi­bi­tion traces the similarities and dif­fer­ences be­tween the two move­ments and ex­am­ines their en­dur­ing pop­u­lar­ity. Open Tue– Fri 10am– 6pm (un­til 8pm on Thu), Sat & Sun 10am– 6pm. With ex­hi­bi­tion €12/6, €10/5 mu­seum only. www.smb. mu­seum. Bode­str. 1– 3. T: 030.266424242. U Friedrich­straße, S Hack­escher Markt. E3

Ber­lin­is­che Ga­lerie

A mod­ern art col­lec­tion of 5000+ works of Ger­man and Eastern Euro­pean paint­ings. The fo­cus of the cur­rent pre­sen­ta­tion lies on paint­ing, graphic art, sculp­ture, photography and ar­chi­tec­ture from the end of WWII to the present day. To 26 Oct: Rad­i­cally Mod­ern, the first- ever com­pre­hen­sive ex­hi­bi­tion on Ber­lin’s ar­chi­tec­tural her­itage and ur­ban devel­op­ment.Open Wed– Mon 10am– 6pm. Closed 24 and 31 Dec. €8/5 (€10/ 7 dur­ing ex­hi­bi­tions). www.berlin­is­chega­lerie.de. Alte Jakob­str. 124-128. T: 030.78902600. U Hallesches Tor. E4

Bode Mu­seum

An ex­ten­sive col­lec­tion of Old Masters’ paint­ings, a sec­tion ded­i­cated to an­cient coins, and many works of Ro­man and Byzan­tine art adorn the im­pres­sive in­te­rior of the Bode Mu­seum, built by Ernst von Ihne in 1904. To 7 Sep: The Ber­lin Sculp­ture and Paint­ings Col­lec­tions 70 Years Af­ter World War II com­mem­o­rates the 70th an­niver­sary of the end of WWII and the loss of nu­mer­ous works art in the two fires that oc­curred in the Friedrich­hain bunker. To 13 Sep: ONE GOD– Abra­ham’s Le­gacy on the Nile takes a closer look at Jews, Chris­tians, and Mus­lims in Egypt from an­tiq­uity to the Mid­dle Ages.

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